SMITHFIELD - North Duplin launched its Carolina 1A Conference girls’ basketball campaign with a 67-34 romp over Neuse Charter.
The Rebels snapped a 14-game skid against the Cougars.
Freshman Addy Higginbotham pumped in 25 points. She converted 9 of 14 free throws, dished out five assists and picked Neuse Charter for four steals.
Reece Outlaw contributed 20 points, four assists, seven steals and six rebounds. Meghan Martin notched 12 points and pulled down three rebounds.
Starr Jaco logged four assists, two steals and four rebounds.
Tateyawan Faison had five steals and seven rebounds.
North Duplin (8-0 overall, 1-0 Carolina) travel to Lakewood on Friday.